Top 38 Damian Lillard Quotes And Sayings

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Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard Sr. is an American professional basketball player for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Weber State Wildcats and earned third-team All-American distinctions in 2012.

Best Damian Lillard Quotes

  1. “I grew up a Warriors fan.” – Damian Lillard 

  2. “I’ve never had issues with stardom.” – Damian Lillard 

  3. “Put some respect on my fucking name!” – Damian Lillard 

  4. “Sometimes, it’s just your turn to go through hard times.” – Damian Lillard 

  5. “Injuries are a part of the game. Every athlete knows that.” – Damian Lillard 

  6. “I’m here to be a leader and show younger people the way.” – Damian Lillard 

  7. “Anytime odds get stacked up against me, I feel like it’s in me to beat it” – Damian Lillard 

  8. “I just want to keep working hard, stay humble, and keep trying to win games.”

  9. “I read, I watch a lot of movies, I’m constantly living, so I’m constantly having more to say.”

  10. “I like ‘1989,’ the whole album. ‘Welcome to New York,’ ‘Blank Space.’ ‘Bad Blood’ – all of it!”

  11. “If you want to look good in front of thousands, you have to out work thousands in front of nobody.”

  12. “If your dreams don’t match your actions, you can either change your dreams or change your actions.”

  13. “I know, personally, people said a lot about what kind of defender I was. So I wanted to get better at it.”

  14. “Visionary means being able to see a place for something that can be impactful before it’s right in front of you.”

  15. “We know how it feels to win again, now we can just kind of move on from that and stay focused on this series.”

  16. “Thats part of what makes it special, Im from here, i could walk home from here if I wanted to, that tells you how close it is.”

  17. “I’m loyal to portland. I want to play my whole career here, but at any moment, they can decide we want somebody else.”

  18. “It’s nothing for us to be ashamed of, i thought we played a really good game. I don’t think the score said the way the game went.”

  19. “I love music. In a lot of my downtime, I spend time listening to other people’s music or other people’s rhymes and writing my own.”

  20. “When I get done playing basketball, I’m definitely not going to be a rapper. I’m not going to be an old person who is focused on being a rapper.”

  21. “We get paid a lot of money to play a game. Don’t get me wrong ― there are challenges. But to call it pressure is almost an insult to regular people.”

  22. “I want to have hit records, but I’m not searching to say, ‘All right, I need this to be in the club. I need this, that.’ I’m just making quality music.”

  23. “All of those things that we did to give ourselves a chance to win were huge, and my part in it, I think, was probably my most important performance.”

  24. “Everybody picked their effort up and played with more energy in the second half, had we done that in the first half, it probably would have been a different result.”

  25. “You have to go win the game, (The Nets) made a push, and they took the lead. At that point, everything is out the window. Players gotta go win it; players gotta play. And we did that.”

  26. “I think over the course of the series, at least after Game 1, I just haven’t seen the ball go in consistently enough, my job is to stay aggressive, keep doing what I do, and tonight, shots fell.”

  27. “Pressure, nah, this is just playing ball. Pressure is the homeless man, who doesn’t know where his next meal is coming from. Pressure is the single mom, who is trying to scuffle and pay her rent.”

  28. “I started rapping towards the end of middle school. In high school, with a lot of my friends, we would make beats and just start rapping – beating on the wall, beating on the table and freestyling.”

  29. “When you listen to my music, you’re going to know that you’re getting the real me, my real thoughts and feelings… I want people to be like, ‘Oh, he’s fresh out with his music for it to be this good.’”

  30. “Tried to get a little bit of space. … Andre Iguodala grabbed my arm and I lost the ball a bit, there was a lot of contact, but obviously the ref is not going to decide the game or jump in at that point. So… good defensive play.”

  31. “With Biggie, I thought his flow and his swag was better than Tupac’s, but I thought Tupac’s passion and ability to relate to the average person was better than Biggie, and I thought Nas was kind of like both, with a lot of substance going but a lot of swag.”

  32. “Its basically a game where only one team is going to make it out, its your last opportunity to play, so facing elimination is what it is to me, and thats going to be my approach, just like it was tonight. The only thing is that its going to be on the road. Its for our season. All the marbles.”

  33. “Best quotes by Damian Lillard With Biggie, I thought his flow and his swag was better than Tupac’s, but I thought Tupac’s passion and ability to relate to the average person was better than Biggie, and I thought Nas was kind of like both, with a lot substance going but a lot of swag.”

  34. “For me it’s just amazing that I grew up watching Tim Duncan and KG and Kobe and Paul Pierce, Allen Iverson and all those guys and now it’s like, ‘Man, I can’t believe they actually got old.’ It’s like they actually walked away. It’s crazy to think about, but the game has to keep moving.”

  35. “I’m rapping, I’m hooping, I’m on a max-contract, I got a big shoe deal. Everything is good now. So of course, the support is going to be there, the love is going to be there, but what’s going to happen when it changes or when I’m on the back-end of my career or when I ain’t on TV all the time?”

  36. “I feel like when it comes to rap – like, real rap music – and knowing the pioneers of rap, I feel like there’s no competition for me in the NBA. Other guys can rap, but they’re not as invested or as deep into actual music as I am and always have been. I think that might be what the difference is. I’m more wanting to be an artist.”

  37. “It is impressive and I think it impressive for any team, to go out on the road and to win on someone else’s floor is tough. Anything can go wrong on the road. We have grown so much. Over the last month or so we have really committed ourselves to every little thing that will allow us to win games. We have been over dedicated to these things and that is why we are winning games. After Lillard attacked the Knicks defense, it was McCollum’s turn in the third. McCollum scored 13 of his 25 points in the third quarter and made three key plays late in the quarter to help Portland take an 85-72 lead into the fourth.”

 

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